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Re: BSR CM type 1 arrows, StMaryRd, and RSFS
- To: Ulrik Vieth <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Subject: Re: BSR CM type 1 arrows, StMaryRd, and RSFS
- From: Chris Rowley <C.A.Rowley@open.ac.uk>
- Date: Sat, 14 Mar 1998 15:37:31 +0000 (GMT)
- Cc: email@example.com, support@YandY.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Ulrik wrote --
> Sebastian Rahtz writes:
> > i don't know, actually. I dont *think* any of our typesetters use CM
> > or MathTime, except maybe those few that use TeX.
> In that case I really wonder what else there is left you are you
> using? I mean the whole work of the Math Font Group (*) was based
> on the assumption that the choice of math fonts sets usable with
> TeX was limitied to a handful of families such as CM, Concrete,
> Euler, Adobe Symbol, MathTime, Lucida New Math, and Mathematica.
Yes, Sebastian, it would certainly be very useful to know what fonts
these typesetters do use for various math sorts.
> I can't find the details right now, but there was certainly some
> discussion on math-font-discuss to the effect that some authors do
> have a strong opinion on this topic,
> The distinction between Script and Calligraphic is very muddled,
> but it exists.
Whilst on most matters typographical my fellow mathematicians are
largely ignorant and not at all concerned, I know of none who cannot
easily distinguish calligraphic (as in the CM fonts) from script.